Ohhhhhhh my goodness! This might be my favorite new project! You've probably seen this or a similar Banyan Tree project in Dynamic Art ...
fall art project on | http://beautifulbirdofparadise.blogspot.com
value study - use three colors in any shape/design. display as whole class project. show artists website for inspiration. each class use different color scheme. artist statement on back explaining reasoning of design. Jason Messinger Art: Vertical Murals from JasonMessingerArt
landscapes of texture: look closely and you'll see the textures are simply different designs by marker.